UPDATE: Decatur Police arrest 20-year-old on child solicitation charges, criminal surveillance

UPDATE: Decatur Police arrest 20-year-old on child solicitation charges, criminal surveillance
Christian Adahy Perkins (Source: Decatur Police Department)

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - A 20-year-old Decatur man was arrested on multiple charges related to solicitation and criminal surveillance of minors.

On September 10, Christian Perkins electronically communicated with a 14-year-old child for the purpose of soliciting sex. Perkins then traveled within Decatur for the purpose of meeting the same child in person.

Decatur Police Department intercepted Perkins in Decatur and he was arrested on the following charges:

  • Traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act (class A felony)
  • Electronic solicitation of a child (class B felony)

Perkins was transported to the Morgan County Jail, where he was booked in lieu of a $60,000.00 bond.

Decatur Police Department also received a report of a suspicious person looking in the windows of a home in the early morning hours on September 5.

During the course of the investigation autorities discovered it was Perkins who engaged in surveillance of the home for the purpose of sexual gratification and observed a 15-year-old female in the bathroom.

On September 11, an arrest warrant was obtained and executed on Perkins who was already being held at the Morgan County Jail on his previous charges.

Perkins was additionally charged with aggravated criminal surveillance, a class C felony.

Perkins is now booked on a $20,000 for the recent charge.

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